Using Digital Tools to Explore American Political Divides

October 10, 2017

Worsening political polarization over the past several years has exacerbated ideological echo chambers, which in turn have further fueled polarization by widening knowledge and empathy gaps between disparate groups. We hope digital tools like Social Mirror can help inspire self-reflection, and ultimately, intellectual humility by providing people with a new view of their social media ecosystems and helping them form new network connections. - Deb Roy

Join MIT Professor Deb Roy, Director of the Laboratory for Social Machines, and Chief Media Scientist at Twitter for an exploration of ways to see past our differences and understand the humanity of the opposing side..

Free. No Pre-registration necessary.
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

This program is offered in conjunction with The Enemy, on view beginning October 5, 2017.